Climb to the top of , which offers bird's-eye views of the fjord and the Old Town from the height of 1,200 m (3937 ft). Together with the Old Town and its natural surroundings, the fortifications are listed as a World Heritage Site. The Illyrians, Byzantines, Venetians, and Austrians built the fortress between the ninth and 19th centuries. Take the main entrance near the River Gate and ask for a descriptive brochure identifying various towers, citadels, gates, bastions, forts, cisterns, and churches along the way. Rest on a stone seat in front of the Church of Our Lady of Remedy. Walk carefully, as the stairs are unstable in places, and be sure to take a bottle of water with you. Take a look at our Kotor tour itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni Reviews
Dear readers, First of all, I want to tell you that during the climb you have enough stairs to cross before you reach the top. Efforts are worth it because the look is really crazy. The entrance fee i... more »
I installed my husband in a café in town, and started up the mountain from the town gate, up through the turnstile. I didn't have any water with me (should have read these reviews ahead of time) but i... more »
You can access this castle from old town and also from trekking road which is outside the old town. Old town entrance is 8 euros (very expensive, because it was 3 euros before). The view is amazing. Before sunset. It was like someone had stopped the time while the wind was licking our face by the smell of the sea. Our whole body were painted in peace.
A worthwhile climb in beautiful Kotar! Bring your walking shoes, it's a strenuous enough hike. Take plenty of water also. You'll want to stop at many points on the way up, the scenery is amazing, with the turkquoise clear waters between stunning mountains. Go early when it's not too crowded
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